There’s a new product line at the Health Ranger Store, and it’s carefully formulated to protect the environment: It’s called Health Ranger Select Dishwasher Detergent Powder, the most environmentally-friendly, pure product you can find to clean your cookware, dishes and cutlery.
As with all Health Ranger Select items, this new detergent has been
laboratory-tested and validated for purity ....
(NC) Spring has arrived and Ontario farmers are
gearing up for planting season, many of them sowing their fields with
edible beans. Canada is a world leader in bean production, exporting 80
to 90 per cent of the yield to over 70 countries across the globe.
Out of the 28,000 grain farmers in Ontario who grow
barley, wheat, oats, corn and soy, around 1,200 also grow beans. Cost of
(NC) Whip up these flourless and gluten-free
chocolate truffles for a delicious snack. Created by Ontario Bean
Growers, you'd never know the secret ingredient is black beans.
Chocolate Brownie Truffles
Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes
Makes: 24 truffles
• 1 can (540 mL) black beans, drained and rinsed• 3
eggs• 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract• ....
As consumer habits continue to shift towards more plant-based foods, the dairy industry is feeling the threat. Analysts predict that dairy alternatives
are projected to surpass $35 billion by 2024. While milk has been the
primary product of the battleground du jour for Big Dairy, as seen in
the recent Dairy Pride Act, a new threat is waiting on the horizon.
Most people are familiar with the ....
(NC) These protein packed tortillas from Ontario Bean
Growers take white pea beans out of their traditional baked beans, soup
and salad recipe roles and make a tasty pairing with chicken.
Chicken and Bean Baked Tortillas
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10-15 minutes
Makes: 6 tortillas
• 2 cups (500 mL) cooked white pea beans
• 2 cups (500 mL) cooked chicken breast, dic ....
(NC) Carbohydrates are a great source of fuel for our
bodies and give us the energy we need to power an active lifestyle.
While a diet rich in healthy, complex carbs can be good in moderation, a
long, cold winter can have us craving something fresher for spring.
Here are simple ways to lower your intake:
1. Say no to sugar: Not that
indulging every now and then isn't a temptation, but ....
(NC) Love carbs but hate what it does to your
mid-section? Consider trying a trendy substitute to the typical comfort
foods. Vegetables like zucchini, carrots, spaghetti squash and
cauliflower are tasty ways to continue enjoying your favourite foods.
This yummy recipe uses cauliflower to thicken the sauce for a lighter
Cauliettes Mushroom Gratin
Prep time: 15 minutes
(NC) There's no time like springtime to fill up on
farm-fresh greens and crisp vegetables. Take advantage of nature's peak
season by eating easy dinner salads all week.
Add protein. Protein transforms a
boring side salad into a satisfying main course. Marinated steak,
grilled chicken, boiled eggs and seafood are all hearty options, but
don't overlook plant-based protein sources such a ....
Fluoride is an ubiquitous chemical that has penetrated public water
supplies across the United States. The CDC reports that about two-thirds
of the population has fluoridated public water. And for those of us
served by community water systems, that number climbs up to about 74
Historically, fluoride been added to water in the name of preventing tooth decay and cavities. However, ....
(NC) Keeping your teeth and mouth healthy requires
more than just daily brushing, flossing and rinsing. Did you know that
the food and beverage choices you make have an impact on your oral
health? The more sugar you eat, the worse off your teeth will be.
Sugar-rich food and beverages contribute to the erosion of tooth enamel
and increase the risks of tooth decay.
As your partners in ....
(NC) April showers bring May flowers, but that
doesn't mean you have to stay indoors and avoid using your barbecue. Get
outside and grill with some delicious recipes to bring a little cold
weather comfort food to your dinner table.
Grilled Chicken Soup
Cook time: 1 hour
• 4 to 5 carrots
• 1 sweet onion
• 4 to 5 fingerling potatoes
• 1 stalk celery
(NC) The snow has melted and grilling season is
around the corner. It may not be summer just yet, but you do not have to
wait to enjoy that perfectly charred steak fresh off the grill.
Open-faced Steak Sandwich
• 1 10oz New York Strip Steak, 1” thick
• 2 red, green or orange peppers
• 1 sweet onion
• 1 bottle (341 mL) Rickard's Red
• 1 lime
• 1 ba ....
(NC) There's a battle taking place in the kitchens of
homes all across Canada. On one side, you have tired parents, and on
the other side, picky eaters. Parents just want to provide their kids
with a nutritious meal, but it can be tough in the face of “ews,”
“yucks,” and “can we have pizza?”
The struggle to create healthy kid-approved meals is a
common one. Nearly four-in-10 ....